Definition of yuppie
: a young college-educated adult who is employed in a well-paying profession and who lives and works in or near a large city
Examples of yuppie in a sentence
Her friends are just a bunch of yuppies.
Origin and Etymology of yuppie
probably from young urban professional + -ie
First Known Use: 1980
YUPPIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of yuppie for English Language Learners
: a young college-educated adult who has a job that pays a lot of money and who lives and works in or near a large city
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